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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 518–526.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Jonathan Najarian Arresting Development: Comics at the Boundaries of Literature , by Pizzino Christopher . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2016 . 231 pages. Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere , by Chute Hillary . New York : HarperCollins , 2017 . 449...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2014) 60 (3): 273–304.
Published: 01 September 2014
... development in the process of curing his neurotic behavior. Far from damaging the boy, psychoanalytic treatment has given him an advantage over other children by freeing him from the burden of unresolved developmental problems. “He declared that he was perfectly well, and suffered no troubles or...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2016) 62 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
...William Q. Malcuit This article argues for a reconsideration of T. S. Eliot’s early poetry—in particular “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”—as developing out of a particular American poetic tradition, one that replayed and reinforced important tenets of American liberalism and nationalism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2016) 62 (4): 403–428.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Eyeless in Gaza ’s privileged mode of development, the passage is a crucial instance of the amphibian trope the novel otherwise deploys formally, through anachrony. If thyroid supplements induce metamorphosis (developmental completion) in a stunted salamander, Huxley’s experimental shuffling of chronology...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 43–70.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Cold War discourses and highlight real or symbolic junctions between postsocialist European and US spaces, thus constituting new publics and developing new frames of interpretation. The three authors relate the socialist past and its immediate aftermath to the United States: Penkov addresses...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2019) 65 (1-2): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Jelena Šesnić The article examines the emergence of new post–Cold War geopolitical imaginaries in the creative work of Croatian American writers Josip Novakovich and Neda Miranda Blažević-Krietzman. This work addresses memories of (post)socialism, develops transnationalized images of the wars in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2017) 63 (4): 475–498.
Published: 01 December 2017
... relation of intellectual life to global political crisis was unavoidably at issue. Moore’s contribution to the proceedings, “Feeling and Precision,” proved a defining statement of her compositional principles. Situating Moore’s statement in relation to the inquiry Wahl set out to develop through the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 June 2015
... “Magic” in the context of its original publication in transition . Eugene Jolas’s transnational, interwar magazine cultivated transformative literary innovations with a rhetoric of magic that Jolas developed throughout the magazine. By returning “Magic” to the “American Number” of transition where it...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2015) 61 (4): 460–483.
Published: 01 December 2015
... postcoloniality pervading mid-twentieth-century Irish culture and politics through negative epic forms, forms that reconfigure both realist and modernist conventions. In The Last September , landscape description reframes the scope of epic conventions and challenges narratives of geopolitical development, while...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 413–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
... intellectual, artistic, and personal development. As Eliot moves from analytic philosophy in his doctoral dissertation through the philosophically invested poetry that culminates in The Waste Land (1922) and, finally, to the autobiographical and participatory idiom of Four Quartets (1943), his work...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
...” alongside Porter’s nonfiction, the author claims that Porter’s work helped inaugurate a new literary aesthetic in the United States that equated “good literature” with prolonged firsthand exposure to non-US people and places. The essay studies Porter’s development of the literature of experience in relation...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2018) 64 (2): 191–222.
Published: 01 June 2018
... further develop her politics of description; poems such as “Florida” (1939) and “Brazil, January 1, 1502” (1959) invoke an indigenous American subject whose calls of distress are an ambivalent figure for the poet’s voice and vocation. Through their attempts to construct or attend to that voice, these...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2003) 49 (3): 420.
Published: 01 September 2003
... what are commonly assumed to be inherent tensions between them. Essays might consider historical, political, or cultural intersections between the terms, discuss the impact of antisemitic thinking on the development of philosemitism, reevaluate earlier theories of antisemitism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 272–276.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Lillios provides a short biographical sketch for each woman up until their first meeting in the summer of 1942. Her first chapter discusses the development of their friendship, while Chapter Two describes the culmi- nation of their creative energies in their literary masterpieces: Hurston’s Their...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., Langston Hughes, David Henderson, Sonia Sanchez, and Amiri Baraka, Jazz Griots nonetheless succeeds in developing a new literary and cultural history of African American jazz poetry. As Marcoux argues, each of these poets adapts the tradition of the griot into a jazz testimony of African American history...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 360–368.
Published: 01 June 2013
...- enues of impassioned sexuality (Peter Walsh and Sally Seton), Lady Slane, the heroine of Sackville-West’s All Passion Spent, mourns the vocational opportunities marriage foreclosed from her life and consequently develops categorical distinctions between Victorian femininity and a non-conform- ist...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 220–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of an “Irish Cosmopolitanism” is a series of developments in the discourse on cosmopolitanism dating back to the end of the last century. At that time, commentators in a variety of fields, including many dedicated to postcolonial studies, began to question the simple opposition between “national” and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 119–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... departments. In other words, the theories Brathwaite and Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o develop about “nation language” and the status of postco- lonial studies within academic institutions share structural and functional similarities to those of the Leavises, despite the fact that they are exercised to apparently...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2013) 59 (1): 157–163.
Published: 01 March 2013
... religious leaders alike advanced theistic and occult explanations for important scientific advances: the discovery of radium by Marie Curie in 1898, Max Planck’s theory of quantum particles, Einsteinian relativity, and other developments that may have sounded like science fiction to the general...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 341–353.
Published: 01 December 2011
... been pioneered by Aimé 345 Andrew Hoberek Césaire, Sauvy revises Marx to suggest that the third world, rather than the proletariat, will transcend the bourgeois revolution by repeating it at a higher level of development, thereby implicitly ushering in a new phase of history that is...